Unspoken Boundaries and Tai Chi-Qi Gong @ Mar de Jade

About us

Unspoken Boundaries is an experiential workshop retreat. The object is to assist the participants in becoming aware of their energetic boundaries with other people and to learn energy hygiene to keep their boundaries clean and healthy.  

Through numerous exercises over the five days and lots of question and answers, it will change your perception of boundaries with other people.  Everyone has been infected by another’s bad mood, rage or negative energy. While we sometimes notice the big stuff, most people miss the smaller things that can have a significant impact. This workshop will increase your awareness of this negative energy transfer and what to do about it.

Part of the focus of the workshop is to confront the reasons that keep us from holding good boundaries with people. Through the exercises, beliefs and old ways of being will come to the surface so they can be addressed and even resolved. It is a powerful healing experience with an active spiritual component.

To support working with our energetic boundaries the retreat will also include daily instruction and practice of Tai Chi and Qi Gong.

This workshop will introduce you to these traditional internal energy cultivation practices renowned for their focus on relaxation, fluid movement and multifold healing benefits. Tai Chi is the balancing of Yin and Yang, the various interacting forces in nature and in our own bodies and lives. 

Through Tai Chi and Qi Gong you will learn to understand and feel the natural, healthy structure of your bodies and life-nourishing energy. This more balanced and relaxed state physically, energetically and with enhanced body mind sensitivity and subtle awareness will help you better manage your energy in all aspects of your life, and be more in touch with your inner and outer experience.

Sign up now, the deadline to be a part of this exciting workshop is Nov 5th.



I am already experiencing the effects of reclaiming my space, my power, and defining where I stop and others energetic field begins. I highly encourage anyone facing emotional, psychological, spiritual, or karmic blocks to consider a ‘lovingly powerful way out’ through Merle’s workshop intensive.” — HP – Carpinteria, CA

Event Highlights

  • Daily Tai Chi and Qi Gong classes
  • Daily workshops to learn to:
  • Have energy for your own life
  • Stop people from draining your energy
  • Set clear boundaries in all parts of your life: family, friends, and relationships
  • Have daily rituals that nourish and protect you
  • Spectacular healing tropical beach and jungle
  • 7 Nights Accommodation
  • 3 Delicious Buffet Meals per day
  • Coffee, Tea & Fruit all day
  • Use of All Resort Facilities

Venue Highlights

Set between a tropical jungle mountainside and the rolling waves of the Pacific Ocean, Mar de Jade is surrounded by natural beauty and absolute tranquility.
We believe in the transformative power of retreats and are committed to providing a sacred space for this important work.
Meals are carefully prepared daily from scratch using fresh, local and when possible, organic produce and ingredients. Many vegetables, fruits and legumes come from our own 17-acre Organic Farm. The menu is mainly vegetarian with chicken and seafood options. We are also happy to accomodate special dietary needs and allergies.
Each of our three retreat halls feature hard wood floors and breath-giving views of the ocean.
We have two dining halls which offer incredible sunsetviews of the ocean. One is a spacious and breezy outdoor pavilion where buffet meals are served. The other is a cozy, inner dining room for intimate gatherings. Take in the ocean breeze while sipping on a tropical beverage of your choice at our bar, "la Palapa", featuring smoothies, fresh juices, espresso & cappuccinos, local beers, wine & unique cocktails.
Mar de Jade - Where the jungle meets the sea...

Amenities

  • Air Conditioning in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Pool
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Tour Assistance
  • Hot Tub
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Yoga Studio
  • House-Keeping

Schedule

Approximate daily schedule

8:30 to 10:00 Breakfast
10:30 to 12:30 Tai Chi Qi Gong
1:00 to 2:30 Lunch
2:30 to 6:30 Unspoken Boundaries
6:30 to 8:00 Dinner

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Pescetarian
  • Includes Meat
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Nut Free

Menu/Cuisine

Meals at Mar de Jade are a favorite of our guests! Delicious and well balanced buffet-style meals are served three times daily in our open-air dining room overlooking Chacala bay.

Every dish is made daily from scratch using fresh ingredients from our Organic Farm. Our menu is inspired by traditional Mexican cuisine and international flavors, and features vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free dishes as well as fresh fish, seafood and, chicken. We do not serve red meat or pork.

Throughout the day visit the snack bar at any time to enjoy coffee, tea, fruit, bread, and our stellar homemade organic peanut butter and mango marmalade. You can even purchase a jar to take home with you!

Our kitchen is happy to accommodate your dietary restrictions and food allergies, if given advance notice. All of our raw foods are carefully disinfected and washed with purified water. Free purified water is available at stations throughout the grounds.

Accommodations

All of Mar de Jade’s rooms are unique and offer different styles, views and characteristics. Rooms fall into the following categories:

Ocean Rooms have an unobstructed Ocean view and a balcony or terrace. Most of the rooms have bathtubs, and some have a separate shower. All of them have futons and some have a separate sleeping space (appropriate for children). Most are on third and fourth floors and require steps to climb.

Garden Rooms have a view of our lush tropical gardens and a terrace or outside sitting area. They are all on ground floor, some have a few steps and some have ramp access. All have bathtubs; some also have a separate shower and a futon.

Guest Rooms are more basic, without an outdoor area and most face the jungle or gardens. They do have a/c and most have showers.

Dorms are Guest Rooms with a Loft to be shared between 4 people of same gender.
Dorms are a guaranteed rate, but Mar de Jade reserves the right to assign roommates from different retreats in order to fill it or to re-assign participants to a guest room single or double if it doesn't fill. The dorms do not have A/C.

ROOM NOTES
All the rooms have AC except for the dorms

Directions

The nearest airport is Puerto Vallarta (PVR) approximately 1 hour 40 min from Mar de Jade.
Once you have registered, we will help you arrange a taxi from the airport. Taxi prices depend on the number of people sharing the taxi.
TAXI RATES:
1= $110 each
2= $55 each
3= $45 each
4= $40 each
5= $35 each
6= $30 each
7= $25 each
8= $25 each
9= $25 each
10= $25 each

Tags: energetic boundaries energy hygiene meditation personal space psychology spiritual tai chi transformation trauma healing tropical beach

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Why Retreat?

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My last retreat at SMC was so inspiring and so relaxing. But i'd love to have more time there to spend at the Stupa, visit the Kami shrine, and generally interact with the beautiful enlightened society happening on that entire land. Brett
 

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We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.

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